Visitor information

Welcome to our CQC-rated 'Outstanding' hospital. We're continuing to follow Government guidelines and the latest coronavirus advice. Find out how we're keeping you safe.

I have a question about visiting Benenden Hospital

How to get here

View directions and a map (scroll down) to get to Benenden Hospital.

Parking

Free parking is available on site. 

Transport

The Hospital provides a complimentary bookable transportation service to and from Headcorn Station.  Please book via phone on 01580 857412 or email us at kenttransport@benenden.org.uk, giving no less than 48hrs notice.  This service is currently not available on Sundays or Bank Holidays.

What are the hospital visiting times?

For inpatients, we’re restricting visitors to situations of exceptional circumstances only.

How can I contact the patient in an emergency?

Call us on 01580 363158 and ask to be put through to the relevant department.

Are there cafe facilities or a coffee shop at the hospital?

The Pavilion restaurant is open for patients, serving a selection of hot and cold meals and snacks and refreshments. Visitors can buy a hot or cold drink or a snack to take away from the fire door outside the restaurant.

Are pets allowed into the hospital?

For reasons of hygiene, only guide dogs are allowed on hospital grounds or premises.

Can I smoke on hospital grounds?

If you wish to smoke or vape, there's a shelter across the road from the main reception. For everyone’s comfort and safety, we ask patients and visitors not to smoke anywhere else in accordance with current regulations.

Is there a chapel at the hospital?

The hospital Chapel, St Margaret's, is open for private prayer and can be found along the road to the right as you exit the main car park.

Accommodation List

If you do not have your own vehicle or transport, we can collect you from any one of the hotels or B&Bs on our accommodation list.

Accommodation list